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Citizenship Eligibility Information

You may be eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship if you meet the following requirements:

  • Reside in the U.S. as a permanent resident for 5 years (or 3 years if living with and married to the same U.S. citizen)
  • Live in the U.S. for half of the 5 or 3 year period
  • Be at least 18 years old

See this full list of eligibility information and requirements

Every individual immigration case is different.  Always speak with a qualified and trusted immigration lawyer or BIA-accredited representative before submitting any immigration application.

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